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Cs basketball legend Bill Russell pays homage to his mentor and coach the inimitable Red Auerbach A poignant remembrance of a life altering relationship in the tradition of Big Russ a. In Red and Me Bill Russell an 11 time NBA champion expresses life lessons that he learned through his relationship with his coach Red Auerbach Red is portrayed not only as a coach but also as a friend of Russell s throughout the book Red saw Russell s potential from the start which is why their relationship is so special Red stuck with Russell through times when he was being discriminated against for his race This is a great read for basketball fans and players One of the most important messages displayed through it is to be determined and committed to whatever you do The only important statistic is the final score said Russell stating that if you did not win you did not try hard enough This teaches perseverance to sports players and gives them a reason to try harder and to keep trying to succeed Getting to hear the words of one of the best basketball players in the world teaching you to keep pushing is truly inspirational But this book teaches than skills on the court This book also brings the reader through experiences with racism and demonstrates skills in standing up for yourself One experience described in the book that stood out is when Bill and his team the Celtics were at a hotel in Kentucky before their game the next day All of the black players were denied service at a restaurant in the hotel so Bill did what he thought was right and flew home with the rest of the black players and didn t play in the game Red completely understood this decision The lesson this teaches is to stand up for yourself which is an important life lesson for everyone to learn To me the only part of this book I felt was missing was actual sports content The book went very in depth into the behind the scenes of being in the NBA which was especially important during that time period but was lacking in actual basketball content If you are looking to read this book for that purpose then your expectations will not be met I wish this book could have been extended by illustrating on court moments rather than primarily sticking to what happened off the court Overall Red and Me gives sports players a determination to keep going and teaches valid life lessons while it lacks in the area of basketball content Russell stating that True friends occupy special places in our psyches They don t have to interact with us every day or every month or every year They re always a part of us It s not that we take them for granted We just incorporate them into our lives so naturally we don t realize they re there Russell 2076 is a depiction of his relationship with Coach Red Throughout the book this relationship explored and Russell uses this uote in the epilogue to wrap it up

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Red and Me My Coach My Lifelong Friend

“Bill Russell was the greatest team basketball player everHe has produced a moving tribute to his friend and in a larger sense to friendship” Booklist  In Red and Me Boston Celti. A heart warming look at the special relationship between Celtic basketball legends Bill Russell and Red Auerbach As a player Russell joined the Boston team at a time of great racial prejudice and strife He and his coach Auerbach developed a bond through mutual respect that defied the color barrier of the day essentially by almost completely ignoring it Both wanted to win and that s all that mattered to them The short and focused Red and Me sticks almost entirely to the friendship that rose from this cohesive pairing straying only on rare occasion to add a uick anecdote most often only for the purpose of illustrating a point Russell a highly private man on and off the court uses this book to finally shed a bit of light on his long time relationship with the now deceased Auerbach in a way he seldom if ever did in the past Seek in depth career spanning analysis elsewhere because this one s just about Red and him Rating 35 stars I m a life long Celtics fan I tried to rate this without bias buuutjust take that into consideration

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Nd Me and Tuesdays With Morrie Red and Me tells an unforgettable story of one unlikely and enduring friendship set against the backdrop of the greatest basketball dynasty in NBA histo. I am stunned that Bill Russell had a coauthor to write this I had great hopes for some snippets of wisdom or some insight into the character of one or the other The only take away is that Red let Bill do his own thing and that worked for Bill


10 thoughts on “Red and Me My Coach My Lifelong Friend

  1. says:

    A heart warming look at the special relationship between Celtic basketball legends Bill Russell and Red Auerbach As a player Russell joined the Boston team at a time of great racial prejudice and strife He and his coach Auerbach developed a bond through mutual respect that defied the color barrier of the day essentially by almost completely ignoring it Both wanted to win and that's all that mattered to them The short and focused Red and M

  2. says:

    An inspiring book that explores the anatomy of a friendship Red Auerbach was the CoachGM of the Boston Celtics and Bill Russell their star center Together these two men won 11 NBA championships but than that they formed a uniue and meaningful bond that lasted until Red's death on October 28th 2006 In Red and Me Russell illuminates the ualities that each brought to the relationship and gives examples of how these ualities allowed t

  3. says:

    One of the best books on leadership and friendship I've ever read

  4. says:

    In Red and Me Bill Russell an 11 time NBA champion expresses life lessons that he learned through his relationship with his coach Red Auerbach Red is portrayed not only as a coach but also as a friend of Russell’s through

  5. says:

    Bill Russell is one of if not arguably the greatest NBA champion of all time helping the Boston Celtics will 11 of their 17 champio

  6. says:

    If you love basketball you'll love this book If you love teamwork you'll probably love it as well Bill Russell has a simple voice and he restates his central themes over and over again which may come across as redundant but to me produced a meditative uality where I felt like I was inside of a highly effective mind that knew how to get the most out of itself

  7. says:

    I love coaching basketball; even at the low level of church rec ball for teenage girls it's just fun I found out my coaching style has some similarities with the great Celtics coach Red AuerbachBill Russell played college basketball at University of San Francisco leading the team to two NCAA championships Boston Celtics co

  8. says:

    Decent read giving you a glimpse of some behind the scenes accounts that most people probably didn't know about the legendary Red AuerbachKudos to Bill Russell for paying tribute to his old coach in a very favorable and complimentary way Although in the process many of Russell's accounts made himself look like a whining baby and a spoiled bratFortunately it didn't result in the book deviating from the point o

  9. says:

    I am stunned that Bill Russell had a coauthor to write this I had great hopes for some snippets of wisdom or some insight into the character of one or the other The only take away is that Red let Bill do his own thing and that worked for Bill

  10. says:

    A very enjoyable book for anyone interested in basketball race relations friendship or leadership

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